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  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Erie
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Erie
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What are your strengths? Weaknesses? Why do you want to be a D.O.?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"How do you handle stress? Site an example where you handled it." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What is your leadership style? Give an example." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They had standard questions, although they asked me if there was anything new to tell them about myself..usually if you can think of something interesting, it helps!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were several, but mainly it was focused around my numbers so if you have a discrepancy with your MCAT score, GPA, or both, be prepared to discuss that with them debating your competancy to go to med school!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked on here luckily, did a couple mock interviews with friends, and re-read my personal statement and secondary answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very compact. I went to a big undergrad college and so I really appreciate not having to run from one side of campus to the other. The staff was very nice too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, but I thought my interviewers didn't like me because they were very stoic but I think it was because they had to be like that. I got accepted so I guess I was over-reacting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The ARTICLE.. I mean I knew it was coming, but even if you get 10 questions and you think they are done filling out the sheet, they will ask you about the article, so keep on your toes about that! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I think it was a very positive experience. It was my first interview and I thought I bombed it. The other interviewees were nice, and the staff kept us entertained. I personally thought the interview was a lot more stressful than the other people I asked." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2004

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